Elginism

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Etymology[edit]

Elgin +‎ -ism, coined to describe the actions of the type carried out by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin with the Parthenon Sculptures in Athens.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlɡɪnɪzəm̩/

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Elginism (uncountable)

  1. An act of cultural vandalism.
  2. Assembly of artifacts from other countries in imperial capitals.

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